Top Story

Vitamin D supplementation benefits middle-aged women with low 25-(OH)D levels

February 27, 2015

Middle-aged women with serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels less than 20 ng/mL should use vitamin D supplementation, according to study findings published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.

An inverse association was found between nontraumatic fractures in middle-aged women and serum 25-(OH)D levels.

In the Journals

General, abdominal obesity increase risk for incident frailty in older adults

February 18, 2015
In older adults, general and abdominal obesity are associated with incident frailty, according to research published in Obesity. “Results from the Seniors-ENRICA…
In the Journals

Adults can improve skeletal muscle outcomes through combined endurance, resistance training

February 17, 2015
Both endurance training and a combined regimen of endurance and resistance training increased muscle mitochondrial abundance and capacity, according to research…
In the Journals

Childhood vitamin D levels linked to carotid IMT in adulthood

February 10, 2015
Subclinical atherosclerosis in adulthood was associated with low levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D in childhood, according to study findings published in The Journal of
CME
Obesity Consults: Volume 2, Number 4 Obesity and the Cardiovascular System

Obesity Consults: Volume 2, Number 4
Obesity and the Cardiovascular System

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Eisai, Inc. and Vivus, Inc.

Obesity is associated with a wide range of comorbid conditions, including diabetes, hypertension, sleep apnea, and…
More »
CME
Obesity Consults: Volume 2, Number 2 Obesity Forum 2014 Highlights

Obesity Consults: Volume 2, Number 2
Obesity Forum 2014 Highlights

This activity is supported by educational grants from Takeda Pharmaceuticals International, Inc., US Region and Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc; Eisai, Inc.; Novo Nordisk; Vivus, Inc.

Management of obesity is complex, factoring in psychological, environmental, and physiologic causes. Treatment options…
More »
In the Journals

Vitamin D supplementation benefits middle-aged women with low 25-(OH)D levels

February 27, 2015
Middle-aged women with serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels less than 20 ng/mL should use vitamin D supplementation, according to study findings…
In the Journals

General, abdominal obesity increase risk for incident frailty in older adults

February 18, 2015
In older adults, general and abdominal obesity are associated with incident frailty, according to research published in Obesity. “Results from…
In the Journals

Adults can improve skeletal muscle outcomes through combined endurance, resistance training

February 17, 2015
Both endurance training and a combined regimen of endurance and resistance training increased muscle mitochondrial abundance and capacity, according…
In the Journals

Childhood vitamin D levels linked to carotid IMT in adulthood

February 10, 2015
Subclinical atherosclerosis in adulthood was associated with low levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D in childhood, according to study findings published in…
In the Journals

Vertebral fractures, cortisol secretion linked in postmenopausal women with type 2 diabetes

February 2, 2015
Vertebral fractures were associated with cortisol secretion and sensitivity in postmenopausal women with type 2 diabetes, according to research…
In the Journals

Vitamin D deficiency may be relevant to childhood asthma infections, infant fractures

January 22, 2015
Postmortem vitamin D results could offer a deeper understanding of the pathophysiological mechanisms behind certain diseases causing child deaths and…
In the Journals

Metabolic syndrome may protect bone health in postmenopausal women

January 9, 2015
Metabolic syndrome may have a protective effect on bone in older postmenopausal women, according to research published in BMC Endocrine
In the Journals

HT may delay, stunt BMD in adolescents with gender dysphoria

January 7, 2015
Among individuals with gender dysphoria who initiated gender reassignment during adolescence, gonadotropin-releasing hormone analogue therapy may…
In the Journals

Fragile bones linked to inactivity over millenia

January 4, 2015
Human bones have become much lighter and more fragile since the invention of agriculture, mostly attributable to a more sedentary lifestyle that…
In the Journals

Low vitamin D levels linked to mortality risk for patients with sepsis

December 31, 2014
In patients with sepsis, a lower blood level of 25-hydroxyvitamin D at ICU admission is an independent risk factor for 28-day mortality, particularly…
More Headlines »